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Nanmurang Road

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Name Nanmurang
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24710
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 2 September 2015
Locality / Suburb  
  Humpty Doo
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Alec Marrakai Nanmurang who was born in 1917. He is the father of Tony Kenyon whose children are now the Traditional Owners of Windows of the Wetlands, Humpty Doo. Alec worked as a shooter on Marrakai. In 1940, Alec and two other senior male members of the Limilngan group were recorded as living on the Adelaide/Mary plains. Alec's traditional country included the area around Marrakai Creek and Station, Mount Bundy and the lower Mary River. Alec died around 1968.

Nanmurang (Marrakai Alec) worked as a guide for Charles and Elsa Chauvel when they came to Marrakai to film scenes for the movie "Jedda".

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/09/2015 Date added to Register
09/09/2015 NTG G36 Date Gazetted
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